As of May 2017, the German Biobank Alliance has started its activities. The alliance of 11 biobanks is coordinated by the German Biobank Node and will serve the entire biobanking community. In the German Biobank Node newsletter you can read what the alliance has planned for the next three years.
Why are biobanks important? Watch this movie, featuring Micronic products, in which Prof. Michael Hummel (the coordinator of the German Biobank Node) and Prof. Erwin Böttinger (CEO of Berlin Institute of Health) explain how biobanks will shape research and precision medicine.